In the eighth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Gladys Pizarro and Bari Gossman, the women behind legendary … Continue reading
Dan Deacon interviewed for his album, Mystic Familiar, for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Magical Thinking While Working On His Latest Album, Mystic Familiar, Dan Deacon Also Worked On Himself. Watch the official video for … Continue reading
Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Tokimonsta Oasis Nocturno (Young Art Records) Listen to Oasis Nocturno.
Grouplove‘s Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi interviewed for their album, Healer, for Flood Magazine: Grouplove Find Catharsis On Healer A decade Into Their Career Together, Christian Zucconi and Hannah Hooper discuss family, origins, and recovery. … Continue reading
Hawke aka Gavin Hardkiss interviewed for his book and album, The Dark Art of Light Work, for The Bay Bridged: Hawke Makes Dark Art, Light Work, and Books More information at Hawke’s Bandcamp’s page.
Miami Music Week/Winter Music Conference Party Guide for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Six Degrees of Preparation Most, if not all of these parties have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Check … Continue reading
In the seventh episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Raphael Saadiq about his album, Jimmy Lee, for Mix Magazine October 2019 … Continue reading
Strictly Rhythm‘s Gladys Pizarro, Bari Gossman, Ultra Naté and Barbara Tucker for Strictly Rhythm: The Definitive 30 Compilation for Billboard Dance: Meet the “Strictly Women” Who Guided the Rise of the Iconic Dance Label Strictly Rhythm Listen … Continue reading
Kristian Nairn aka “Hodor” of Game of Thrones tour announcement for Variety: Hodor Hits the Road: Game of Thrones Grad and DJ Kristian Nairn Reveals Tour Dates Watch Kristian’s “Rave of … Continue reading
Feature in the Los Angeles Times Calendar Section March 8, 2020 Edition: Tech Is Music To Their Ears: Smuggled tapes in the ’80s, VPNs today, Iran youth rely on bootleg Western … Continue reading
Stacey Lee interviewed about her documentary feature film, Underplayed, for Variety: Tribeca-Bound ‘Underplayed’ Puts Spotlight on Gender Inequality in Electronic Music Watch Lee’s 2015 documentary short, Live Fast, Draw Yung.
In the sixth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Underworld‘s Karl Hyde and Rick Smith about their year-long project, DRIFT Series … Continue reading
Underworld‘s Karl Hyde and Rick Smith interviewed ahead of their upcoming North America tour for Billboard Dance: 20 Questions with Underworld: The Dance Icons on ’90s Raves, EDM & Their Upcoming Tour The … Continue reading
In the fifth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Air‘s Nicolas Godin about his third solo album, Concrete and Glass … Continue reading
In the fourth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing a rocker and a raver that would seem to have … Continue reading
In the second episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Emmy-winning, Golden Globe-winning, Grammy-winning and Academy Award nominee, Hildur Guònadottir … Continue reading
Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Nicolas Godin Concrete and Glass (Because Music) Watch the official video for “The Border.”
Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Georgia Seeking Thrills (Domino Recording Co) Watch the official video for “24 Hours.”
Producer and songwriter, DJ and entrepreneur Fernando Garibay interviewed for his work with The Garibay Center, focused on the emotional and physical wellbeing of artists, for DJ Mag North America January 2020 … Continue reading
Composer Hildur Guònadottir interviewed for her work on the soundtrack for Joker for Mix Magazine January 2020 Issue Making Music A Character: Icelandic Cellist/Composer Hildur Guònadóttir Finds Voice of Joker Listen to not … Continue reading
Finneas O’Connell interviewed for his work as a producer and a songwriter, most notably for his sister, Billie Eilish, for the cover of Mix Magazine January 2020 Issue Finneas O’Connell: On Fire Self-Styled … Continue reading
For Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2019 write ups on 12. Bat for Lashes Lost Girls 34. Michael Kiwanuka Kiwanuka 46. Sasami Sasami 49. Hayden Thorpe Diviner 59. Billie Eilish When … Continue reading
Write up on Raphael Saadiq‘s album, Jimmy Lee, forRock and Roll Globe Presents The 30 Best Albums of 2019 Raphael Saadiq: Jimmy Lee Watch the Jimmy Lee documentary via Raphael Saadiq’s YouTube channel.
Reviewed for Under the Radar: New Order: Decades (Showtime) Watch the teaser trailer for the documentary.
Reviewed for Under the Radar: Duran Duran There’s Something You Should Know (Showtime) Watch the trailer for the documentary.
Adam Lambert at El Rey Theatre reviewed for Variety: Concert Review: On Holiday From Queen, Adam Lambert Is Still a Killer Watch some videos from the show via YouTube.
Insomniac Events‘ Secret Project at Factory 93 on October 12 and 13, 2019, reviewed for DJ Mag North America December 2019 Issue Open Secret Listen to a megamix from the festival via … Continue reading
A Club Called Rhonda‘s Gregory Alexander and Loren Granic interviewed for DJ Mag North America December 2019 Issue Join Our Club Follow all the Rhonda International action via her Instagram.
Artist Publishing Group‘s Angie Pagano interviewed for the recognition for her GM duties for Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Artist Publishing Group and Atlantic Records‘ Edgar “Edd Grand” Muchaca interviewed for the recognition for his A&R work on Halsey’s “Without Me” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Ali Tamposi interviewed for her recognition as songwriter of Shawn Mendes’ and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Madison Love interviewed for her recognition as songwriter of Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Cook Classics interviewed for his recognition as songwriter and producer of Panic! at the Disco‘s “High Hopes” and Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Cirkut interviewed for his recognition as songwriter and producer of Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Universal Music Publishing Group‘s global chairman and CEO, Jody Gerson, interviewed for her recognition as “Executive of the Year” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019: Five Years In, How Hitmakers’ Top Executive Jody … Continue reading
Write-up on the Recording Academy‘s Deborah Dugan for Variety‘s 10 Hollywood Women of the Moment
Toolroom Titan Mark Knight interviewed for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Winter 2019 Issue Listen to episodes of Toolroom Radio.
Jacques Greene interviewed for his album, Dawn Chorus, for DJ Mag North America October 2019 Issue Jacques’ Back
Illenium aka Nick Miller interviewed for his Ascend album and tour for DJ Mag North America October 2019 Issue Very edited online version here: Moving On Up Full unedited version below Get a … Continue reading
Reviewed for Under the Radar: Back to Life (Showtime) Watch the official trailer for Season 1.
Write-ups on Skrillex, Zedd and Illenium for DJ Mag Top 100 DJs 2019:
Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Cigarettes After Sex Cry (Partisan Records) Listen to Cry on Spotify.
I Is For Idris, J Is For Justice, P Is For Porta Potties: The ABCs of All My Friends Music Festival 2019
All My Friends DTLA 2019 reviewed for Billboard/Billboard Dance: I Is For Idris, J Is For Justice, P Is For Porta Potties: The ABCs of All My Friends Music Festival 2019 Listen … Continue reading
Liam Gallagher interviewed for his album, Why Me? Why Not., for Flood Magazine: Liam Gallagher Refuses to Change Watch the official video for my favorite song from the album, “One Of Us.”
Reviewed for AV Club: Lindstrøm On A Clear Day I Can See You Forever (Smalltown Supersound) Watch the official video for the title track here.
Raphael Saadiq interviewed for his album, Jimmy Lee, for Mix Magazine October 2019 Issue: Raphael Saadiq Opens Up On Jimmy LeeIntensely Personal, Bass-Driven Storytelling – In Album Form Watch the … Continue reading
Jennifer Lee aka TOKIMONSTA interviewed for the cover of DJ Mag North America September 2019 Issue: How TOKIMONSTA Reclaimed Her Art Take a look at images from the cover shoot via TOKIMONSTA’s … Continue reading
shesaid.so founder, Andreea Magdalina interviewed about the organization’s inaugural MEETSSS conference for Billboard: MEETSSS is the Dance-Centric Music Industry Conference For and By Women–And Everyone’s Invited Find out more information about MEETSSS here.
Bat for Lashes‘ Nastasha Khan interviewed for her album, Lost Girls, for Flood Magazine: Natasha Khan Finds Herself on Bat for Lashes’ “Lost Girls” The English expat talks her new album, alter egos, … Continue reading
Producer Joachim Garraud interviewed about his mobile studio, LAGOODVIBE, for Mix Magazine September 2019 Issue: The Eco-Friendly LAGOODVIBE: Producer Joachim Garraud Builds Solar-Powered Studio in an RV Watch LAGOODVIBE in action with … Continue reading
Jason Bentley interviewed about his next move upon departing KCRW for Variety: Jason Bentley on His Past at KCRW and Future With Top Gun: Maverick Listen to Jason’s final “Morning Becomes Eclectic” … Continue reading
Producer of Ride‘s last two albums, Erol Alkan interviewed for his work on Weather Diaries and This Is Not A Safe Place for Mix Magazine September 2019 Issue: Continuing the Ride: Nineties Hitmakers Ride Re-form to Appease … Continue reading
Redd Kross‘ McDonald brothers, Jeff and Steven interviewed for their album, Beyond the Door, for Flood Magazine: Redd Kross Aren’t Resting on Their Laurels Brothers Jeff and Steve McDonald talk Beyond the Door and keeping the … Continue reading
Jamila Woods interviewed for her passion for poetry and her album, Legacy! Legacy! for Flood Magazine‘s Passion Issue #3 Jamila Woods Makes Poetry A Priority Watch Jamila Woods performances and official videos via her … Continue reading
Madeon interviewed for his second album, Good Faith, for the cover of DJ Mag North America August 2019 Issue Madeon: Splendid Isolation Watch the official video for “All My Friends.”
NEEDTOBREATHE frontman, Bear Rinehart, interviewed for his self-titled debut solo album as Wilder Woods for Mix Magazine August 2019 Issue Bear Rinehart Steps Solo Into Wilder Woods: Frontman of NEEDTOBREATHE Tries New Studio, First-Time Producer Watch … Continue reading
Reviewed for Under the Radar: BH90210 (Fox) Watch some great clips and preview of the show via its YouTube channel.
Chris Carter, host of Breakfast with the Beatles and British Invasion radio shows interviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Chris Carter: A 5th Beatle for the 21st Century: An Exclusive Chat With the Esteemed Host of … Continue reading
A-Trak interviewed for his Goldie Awards and his history with turntables for Mixmag: An Oral History: A-Trak’s Journey With Turntables Watch Red Bull’s documentary Playing It Old School: How the Birth of Japanese … Continue reading
Preview feature on Bonobo‘s Outlier event in San Francisco for The Bay Bridged: Outlier SF Brings Quality Not Quantity To San Francisco This Weekend Listen to Bonobo’s Outlier playlist on Spotify.
Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Mini Mansions A Guy Walks Into A Bar… (Friction Records) Watch the official video for “Hey Lover” featuring Alison Mosshart of The Kills.
Of Monster and Men‘s Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir interviewed for their new album, Fever Dream, for Flood Magazine: Of Monsters and Men Are Changing Up Their Writing Style: The Icelandic indie folk band’s frontwoman … Continue reading
Kiss‘ Dynasty reviewed for its 40th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: Disco Kiss at 40: Dynasty Remains the Kabuki Rock Icons’ Most Polarizing Album Watch the official video for “I Was Made … Continue reading
Reviewed for Under the Radar: Veronica Mars Season Four (Hulu) Watch the official trailer.
Listicle on Showtime‘s docu-series, Shangri-La, for Variety: Seven Things We Learned About “Shangri-La” and Rick Rubin from Showtime’s Series Watch sneak peaks and snippets of the docu-series via Showtimes’s YouTube channel.
Reviewed for Under the Radar: Shangri-La (Showtime) Watch the official trailer for Shangri-La.
ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO at Loews Hollywood Hotel on May 2-4, 2019 covered for Mix Magazine July 2019 Issue: ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO Watch some videos from the EXPO via ASCAP’s … Continue reading
Lido interviewed for his production work for Mix Magazine July 2019 Issue: Lido in Producer’s Paradise Listen to some of Lido’s work via Spotify.
Peggy Gou interviewed for her DJ Kicks compilation for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Summer 2019 Issue Listen to the entire compilation on Spotify.
Composer Justin Melland interviewed for his scoring work on Netflix‘s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes for Mix Magazine‘s June 2019 Issue: Listen to the entire score via Justin’s SoundCloud, it’s … Continue reading
Sasami interviewed about her passion for teaching and her debut self-titled solo album for Flood Magazine‘s Passion Issue $2: In the Classroom with Sasami Watch the official video for “Morning Comes.”
Stewart Copeland interviewed for the rerelease of his documentary on The Police, Everyone Stares, for Drum! Magazine: Stewart Copeland Reflects on His 1978 Documentary About The Police, Everyone Stares Watch the trailer for … Continue reading
Write-ups on Best New Anti-Superclub: Raspoutine, Most Promising New Boutique Festival: Dusk Camp and Electronic Duo with the Most Rock & Roll Approach: Forward for LA Weekly Best of LA Music Issue 2019 Best of LA: … Continue reading
Shepard Fairey, Rob Hill, Ni Santas and Warren Brand of Branded Arts interviewed for their work on The Maya Angelou Mural Festival for Los Angeles Magazine: With Help From Students, Big-Name Muralists … Continue reading
Lupe Fuentes interviewed for the cover of LA Weekly Best of LA Music Issue May 16, 2019: Best Breakthrough DJ: Lupe Fuentes Listen to Lupe’s wealth of music via Spotify.
Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall interviewed on their 25 years of working with the Chemical Brothers on their live show for LA Weekly: Best of LA Music Issue 2019: Adam Smith and … Continue reading
Donna Summer‘s Bad Girls reviewed on its 40th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: Donna Summer Bad Girls at 40: Still “Hot Stuff” After All These Years Watch Donna performing “Hot Stuff” in … Continue reading
Matrix and Futurebound interviewed for their album, Mystery Machine, for DJ Times Magazine Spring 2019 Issue Matrix & Futurebound: Mystery Machine Listen to the album in full on Spotify.
W.A.S.P.‘s The Headless Children reviewed on its 30th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: Fade to Blackie: The Headless Children by W.A.S.P. Turns 30 Watch the video for W.A.S.P.’s cover of The Who’s … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Xcellerated Presents Dillinja, Bass Brothers//Mad Ting!! Presents Hatcha, Youngsta at Catch One Listen to our favorite Dillinja tune, “Twist ‘Em Out” via his Spotify.
Nick Murphy formerly known as Chet Faker interviewed for his album, Run Fast Sleep Naked for Flood Magazine: Nick Murphy Is Coming Out Of His Shell Watch the official video for “Sanity.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: Maya Janes Coles at Sound Night Club Listen to Maya’s remix of Hozier’s “Movement.”
The managers and executive producers of Margarita Mix Santa Monica, Margarita Mix Hollywood and LA Studios interviewed for the cover of Mix Magazine April 2019 Issue: The Enduring Style and Talent of Margarita … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Charlotte Gainsbourg at the El Rey Theatre Watch Charlotte’s cover of Kanye West’s “Runaway” here.
Heidi Lawden interviewed for Dusk Camp, her festival with Jeniluv and Masha for Mixmag: Dusk Camp Rises Out Of The Dust As California’s Intimate New Festival Find out more about Dusk Camp.
35th Anniversary Edition of Whitesnake’s Slide It In reviewed for Rock ‘n’ Roll Globe The Sliding Scale of Slide It In: Despite redundancy, this deluxe edition of Whitesnake’s 1984 LP revisits a band on the … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: José González & The String Theory at the Los Angeles Theatre Watch their performance of “Leaf Off/The Cave” live in Hamburg.
Beth Gibbons and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra perform Henryk Górecki‘s Symphony No. 3: Symphony of Sorrowful Songs conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Sing the Sorrows: Portishead’s Beth Gibbons and … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: The Library Music Film at the Independent DTLA Take a look at some footage from the documentary on The Library Music Film‘s YouTube channel.
Round-up of 10 of the Most Exciting New Names in Bass Music for Mixmag: From Australia to Canada, We’re Got You Covered on the New Name to Know
Write up on Avalon (#30), Academy (#52), Halcyon (#76) and Stereo (#92) for DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2019
Previewed for LA Weekly: Sam Fender at the Moroccan Lounge Watch Sam Fender perform “Dead Boys” on Later with Jools Holland.
Mix engineer Richard Furch interviewed for his award-winning work for Mix Magazine March 2019 Issue: Richard Furch: Award-Winning Engineer With A Gift For Vocals Watch some studio interviews with Richard (and Tyrese) on … Continue reading
Interviewed Machete, Optical, and R.A.W. for the 20th Anniversary of Respect for LA Weekly March 1-7, 2019 Issue: Respect Is The Most Committed Drum & Bass Party In North America Listen to Respect DnB Radio via Mixcloud.
Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld for Mixmag Listen to Chanel Show Soundtracks exclusively on Apple Music.
JSTJR interviewed for his El Culo EP for DJ Mag North America February 2019 Issue Listen to the El Culo EP via Spotify.